Cleveland Art, September/October 2014

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  • Member Magazine
Published: September 1, 2014

In this issue of the members magazine: Maine Sublime; Jennifer Bartlett; Apollo Research; Print Fair 30 Years; Chalk Festival 25 Years; Performance; Film; Education

Painting of a Sunset, Twilight in the Wilderness, on the magazine cover

Twilight in the Wilderness

Mark Cole Curator of American Painting and Sculpture

Twilight in the Wilderness 1860. Frederic Edwin Church. Oil on canvas; 101.6 x 162.6 cm. Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt Fund 1965.233


Frederic Edwin Church was one of our country’s consummate artistic talents, and his masterpiece, Twilight in the...

Floral Delight

Louise W. Mackie Curator, Textiles and Islamic Art

Long Shawl with Woven Figures and Animals c. 1885. India, Kashmir. Twill tapestry weave, goat-hair (pashmina); 354.3 x 141.6 cm. Gift of Arlene C. Cooper 2006.200


Water, climate, and soil enabled the early Muslims to convert parched land of the grea...

Many Hands of Time

Samantha Springer Assistant Conservator of Objects

Colleen Snyder Assistant Conservator of Objects

Tall-Case Clock (Regulateur) 1744. Jean-Pierre Latz (French, 1691–1754). Movement maker: Stollewerck (French). Boulle marquetry with gilt bronze mounts; 261.6 x 69.9 x 41.9 cm. John L. Severance Fund 194...

Apollo in the Lab

Colleen Snyder Assistant Conservator of Objects

Apollo the Python-Slayer c. 350 bc. Attributed to Praxiteles (Greek, c. 400 bc–330 bc). Bronze, copper and stone inlay; h. 150 cm. Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund 2004.30


Over the past nine months or so, many museum visitors have noticed and...

Honoring Women

Constantine Petridis Curator of African Art

Feast Ladle late 19th–early 20th century. Dan people, Côte d’Ivoire. Wood, cord; h. 57.3 cm. Severance and Greta Millikin Trust 2013.52


One of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s most recent African art acquisitions to be admired in the permanent gallery of sub-S...

21st-Century Skills

At most educational conferences today, presentations abound on “21st-century skills”—the qualities needed to thrive in the workplace, in school, and in communities of all kinds. These ideas are not new, but rather are organized and expressed in ways that make them more obvious to teachers and employ...

Arielle Levine presents a Distance Learning lesson from the museum studio. 

I Madonnari

Robin VanLear Artistic Director, Community Arts


Here we are on the verge of our 25th I Madonnari Chalk Festival and I need to spill the beans. We don’t use chalk. Our “street painters” do not paint. Very few of the some 2,000 individuals who participate reproduce images of the Madonna. Yet we are ke...